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Reince Priebus, RNC Rule 11, and the invalidation of the Romney campaign, State by State

As everyone is well aware there is now a campaign gaining momentum to unseat Chairman Priebus for his violation of Rule 11 ([PDF](http://www.gop.com/images/legal/2008_RULES_Adopted.pdf) page 20) by [endorsing and supporting a candidate while a primary is still on.](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYfHzqd6myk) under section (a).

(a)

The Republican National Committee shall
not, without the prior written and filed approval of all
members of the Republican National Committee from
the state involved, contribute money or in-kind aid to
any candidate for any public or party office except the
nominee of the Republican Party or a candidate who is
unopposed in the Republican primary after the filing
deadline for that office.

But what everyone seems to be overlooking and is the most important part of the law is under part (b).

(b)

... No person nominated in violation of
this rule shall be recognized by the Republican National
Committee as the nominee of the Republican Party
from that state.

Meaning any state where Romney and the RNC have worked together, without the written and filed prior approval of ALL GOP State Committee members of that state, IS INVALID. He cannot be recognized by the RNC as the nominee of those states. Meaning, we win those states.

This should be the new focus along with unseating Priebus of the Rule 11 Campaign, to invalidate his nomination in any states where this occurred.
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After reading over this again several times I am certain that the final sentence includes the entire Rule, not just clause (b) meaning it's the punishment for the violation of the entire rule. to Summarize.

The RNC can't

contribute money or in-kind aid to any
candidate for any public or party office

Unless it has.

prior written and filed approval of all members of the
Republican National Committee from the state involved

Exceptions include:

the nominee of the Republican Party

(NOT ROMNEY)

a candidate who is unopposed in the Republican primary

(NOT ROMNEY)

Also,

The RNC will not recognize any state GOP bylaws that allow,

persons who have participated or are participating in
the selection of any nominee of a party
other than the Republican Party

RESOLVED:

No person nominated in violation of this rule shall be recognized
by the Republican National Committee as the nominee
of the Republican Party from that state.

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If you can verify my analysis is sound please go vote up this information at Reddit where trolls are already down voting it.
http://www.reddit.com/r/ronpaul/comments/tfvx3/reince_priebu...

UPDATE:

Proof on Romney's page of this violation.
https://www.mittromney.com/donate

and a screenshot in case they get jumpy.
http://i45.tinypic.com/1040z03.jpg

On 4/25/2012 the RNC made this statement:

"Governor Romney's strong performance and delegate count at this stage of the primary process has made him our party's presumptive nominee," Mr. Priebus said. "In order to maximize our efforts I have directed my staff at the R.N.C. to open lines of communication with the Romney campaign." and "It's my intention to have a seamless and complete merger between the presumptive nominee and the Republican National Committee," Mr. Priebus said. "That means political, communications, fund-raising, research and the chairman's office, along with the governor's main operational team, are completely merged."

Source:
http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/04/25/republican-nat...

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/apr/25/gingrich-sig...

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They are handing us the keys to their own destruction

It's so delicious.

Whats the worst that can happen

If someone comes along and is able to prove me wrong, then I'm wrong.

But if I'm right..

This could bring down the entire Romney campaign.

Lawyered

Fist Bump++

le Bump

le Bump

yes

Keep this going.

Could I use this..

at my up coming State Convention? Couldn't you call their motion to nominate out of order - and then sight rule 11 as rational?

Or don't they nominate at the state level?

a point of order invoking RNC rule 11 may work

I would ask you brainstorm with your county campaign staff about this.

Does this mean that, unless

Does this mean that, unless the RNC and GOP stop doing what they are doing, Romney cannot get over the needed numbers for nomination? Do I understand it correctly that the delegates selected after 1.5.2012 cannot vote for Romney in Tampa?

His nominations after the date of "in-kind support" without....

"prior written and filed approval of all members of the
Republican National Committee from the state involved"

clearly at the very least

It would give us every state there's been any kind of selection process in since they began the joint Hype & Blame campaign and formed the Romney Victory Fund. So at the very least we will have Nevada, Maine, Missouri, NC, Iowa, Indiana, wasn't there another one just the other day? oh and Ohio where they been running that joint campaign that I know of, surely they've done something in Texas by now. I'm sure there's more, and if taken to mean from the time the RNC "opened lines of communication" Well that loss and the backlash against the rule breaking in his favor, would pretty much seal the deal where he could not get the nomination. All our delegates from those states would be unbound and the others could not vote for Mitt period. Sure fits TMOT's report yesterday.

It really is big. I wonder if

It really is big. I wonder if we should really get this information out to all of our county chairs..

DO IT , I wish I had time to do half of the ideas

we have great ideas but rarely do I see the great ones acted on. Just don't ask for permission or guidance....Lets tear down the house of cards otherwise known as the Mitt Romney campaign. Tear him down!. Also while you're at it..

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0ByJAC-sfXwumZzI2bVlON2VTMnFy...

send this far and wide.....we need all of our county chairs, and all of our new supporters to go after the election fraud issue. We need ALL the electronic voting systems abolished and return to old fashioned caucuses as it has been a proven system and difficult to rig. Do it!

Wrongney, Obomba, et all...? your

link is disabled. We saw this already, SORRY, it's gone viral. We're on the march, the empires' on the run...

Somthing Has got to be Done

We are being Robbed!

BAZZA MAC

Everytime someone votes the reddit articl up

another downote is added.

Trolls or shitty Reddit alogorithm?

You decide.

Most likely the anti-gaming

Most likely the anti-gaming algorithm. When news broke of Steve Job's death it was interesting watching it live. Up votes would soar past 10k only to be downvoted back to 3k territory. I saw I happen twice in 15 minutes. Like YouTube view counts, pay little attention to the numbers until they become large enough for the algorithm to stabilize.

SEO?

SEO?

So, how can these rules be enforced?

What must be done now?

Letter writing campaigns? Protests? Alert the media? Dominate all planned meetings until they follow their own shabby set of rules?

options

state committees
legal notice to the RNC
getting enough delegates to take over convention and enforce that bylaw.

Very interesting

may become important.

this ia BIG!

Thank you. So hope it will work, and thank you for job well done.

Ron Paul ... forever.

I'm hoping this is right

and it's as big as I think it is.

Thank you for PART B

Thank you for PART B

To arms! To arms! The Redcoats are coming!